Defense Verdict In Intersection 20.080 Case
Nguyen v. Vu, Multnomah County Case No. 1309-13610
Plaintiff alleges that she was in the left-hand turn lane heading eastbound on Powell approaching the 82nd Avenue Intersection. Defendant was stopped in traffic in the westbound “fast lane” of traffic. As plaintiff approached defendant, defendant suddenly accelerated and changed lanes crashing into plaintiff’s car. Plaintiff alleged injury to her neck and back.
Defendant denied liability and argued that the crash was the plaintiff’s fault for making an un-signaled lane change and driving too fast.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Jennelle Milam
Defense Counsel – William Martin
Verdict – Defense Verdict
September 29, 2014